Alzheimer’s disease: Neuronal loss actually very limited – Science Daily

January 17, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's disease: Neuronal loss actually very limited
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Conducted among more than 170 subjects at various stages of Alzheimer's disease, the study by the team led by Salah El Mestikawy (Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada) and Stéphanie Daumas (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France) has
New discovery could radically change what we know about Alzheimer'sSiliconrepublic.com
Dementia Shown Associated with Synaptic Dysfunction Rather Than Synaptic LossGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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Commentary: Why Is Pfizer Giving Up on Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s? – Fortune

January 16, 2018 by  
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Commentary: Why Is Pfizer Giving Up on Parkinson's and Alzheimer's?
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The pharmaceutical company Pfizer (pfe, -0.03%), perhaps best known for its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, recently announced that it will shut down its research and development efforts related to neurological disorders, particularly Alzheimer's and
Pfizer Rules out of Alzheimer's Research: Disappointment on Scientific and Employment Front364Analyze.com (press release) (blog)

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GWAS Uncovers Variants Linked to Symptoms, Progression of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease – GenomeWeb

January 16, 2018 by  
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GWAS Uncovers Variants Linked to Symptoms, Progression of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers are beginning to tie genetic variants associated with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease risk to symptoms of the disease or its progression. Genome-wide association studies have linked dozens of SNPs to

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Workshop for Alzheimer’s caregivers, families Jan. 22 – Columbia Basin Herald

January 15, 2018 by  
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Workshop for Alzheimer's caregivers, families Jan. 22
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However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage,” according to a press release from the Alzheimer's Association. The presentation will talk about ways to determine what different behaviors mean, identifying things that

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Local Alzheimer’s chapter to oversee $4.5 million grant – Buffalo News

January 14, 2018 by  
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Local Alzheimer's chapter to oversee $4.5 million grant
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The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter has announced it will oversee a three-year, $4.5 million grant from the state Department of Health to expand dementia caregiving initiatives across Niagara County as well as the other six counties in

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Alzheimer’s Association expands services to Terre Haute | Health … – Terre Haute Tribune Star

January 14, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Association expands services to Terre Haute | Health …
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This year, the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter expanded its Care Consultation services to six new locations throughout Indiana–in addition to the consultations currently held at the Alzheimer's Association chapter.

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After Trump Tax Break Pfizer Ends Funding For Alzheimer’s … – Newsweek

January 13, 2018 by  
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After Trump Tax Break Pfizer Ends Funding For Alzheimer's …
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Jeff Borghoff was 51 years old when he began to experience memory loss and difficulty concentrating at work. The software developer could no longer gather his thoughts. He found himself putting co-workers on hold during conference calls to buy extra
Kalter: Anxiety offers clues to Alzheimer'sBoston Herald
Anxiety: An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?Science Daily
30-year-old dad with Alzheimer's smashes £10000 fundraising target within four daysNottingham Post

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Why coming up with a drug for Alzheimer’s is so devilishly hard – Washington Post

January 12, 2018 by  
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Why coming up with a drug for Alzheimer's is so devilishly hard
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The first days of 2018 have been a bleak reminder of how tough it is to develop drugs for some of the world's most frightening diseases, which rob people of their memories, abilities and personalities. In the span of one week, pharma giant Pfizer
Alzheimer Disease – New Drugs, Markets and CompaniessatPRnews (press release)

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Alzheimer’s Science Shocked by Discovery That Key Protein Behaves Like an Infection – Newsweek

January 11, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Science Shocked by Discovery That Key Protein Behaves Like an Infection
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Alzheimer's disease may spread though the brain like an infection, a new study has found. Most scientists agree that tau proteins are one of the main causes of Alzheimer's and now, for first time, researchers observed the protein in real-time as it

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Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research ‘could increase chances of early detection’ – Barchester Healthcare (blog)

January 10, 2018 by  
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Breakthrough in Alzheimer's research 'could increase chances of early detection'
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A new US study has been published that claims to have uncovered the key to improved early detection of Alzheimer's disease in patients. Researchers at California University in San Francisco have published details of their findings, which highlight a
Alzheimer's disease could be spotted BEFORE symptoms appear thanks to major breakthroughExpress.co.uk
Alzheimer's May Spread Through the Brain Like an InfectionNewsClick

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